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Ferrell mss., ca. 1940-1999

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu

Creator
Ferrell, Robert H.

Title
Ferrell mss., ca. 1940-1999

Collection No.
LMC 2718

Extent
200,000 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
The Ferrell mss, ca. 1940-1999, consist of the papers, writings and correspondence of Indiana University Prof. Emeritus Robert H. Ferrell.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Robert H. Ferrell (b. 1921) is an American historian and author of several books on Harry S. Truman and the diplomatic history of the United States. He received a B.S. in Education from Bowling Green State University in 1946 and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Ferrell began his career at Indiana University as an Assistant Professor in 1953, subsequently rising to the post of Distinguished Professor of History in 1974.

Arrangement

Organized into correspondence and writings. Correspondence arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes correspondence, original drafts of Ferrell’s work, and accompanying research files.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2000
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Ferrell mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Staff.

Completed in 2012


Ferrell mss., ca. 1940-1999

Box 1 Correspondence, 1957-1958 

Box 2 Correspondence, 1986

Box 3 Correspondence, Sep. 1979-Feb. 1980

Box 4 Correspondence, Feb. 1980-Oct. 1980

Box 5 Correspondence, Jan 1987-June 1987,  July 1989

Box 6 Correspondence, Oct. 1968-April 1969

Box 7 Correspondence, May-Dec 1969

Box 8 H.S.T. Correspondence

Personal

Class materials

Grade books

Box 9 Correspondence, 1981-1982

Box 10 Correspondence, 1970

Box 11 Correspondence / Manuscript, 1991-1992

Box 12 Correspondence, 1970-1971

Box 13 Correspondence, Jan.-June 1965

Box 14 Correspondence, 1964

Box 15 Correspondence, 1971

Box 16 Correspondence, 1984

Box 17 Correspondence, 1961-1962

Box 18 Correspondence, 1960-1963

Box 19 Correspondence, Aug.-Nov. 1966, 1987, 1988

Miscellaneous files

Box 20 Correspondence, 1966, Dec.-1967, June

Box 21 Correspondence / Manuscript, Oct. 1982-Aug. 1983

Box 22 Correspondence / Manuscript, Aug. 1983-Dec. 1984

Box 23 Correspondence / Manuscript, Feb.-Nov. 1993

Box 24 Correspondence, Jan.-June 1985

Box 25 Correspondence / Manuscript, Oct. 1993-Aug. 1994

Box 26 Correspondence / Manuscript, Jan.-Oct. 1986

Box 27 Correspondence / Manuscript, 1992-1993

Box 28 Correspondence, 1989-1991

Box 29 Correspondence, June-Dec. 1990

Box 30 Correspondence, 1985-1989

Box 31 Correspondence, Jan.-Sep. 1990

Box 32 Correspondence, 1975-1976

Box 33 Correspondence, March 1995-Jan. 1996

Box 34 Correspondence, etc., 1991-1993

Box 35 Correspondence, Oct. 1978-Aug. 1979

Box 36 Files (sorted correspondence)

Box 37 Correspondence, April-October, 1981

Box 38 Correspondence, 1965-1966

Box 39 Correspondence, Dec. 1981-Feb. 1984

Box 40 Correspondence, 1965-1966

Box 41 Files

sorted correspondence, 1963-1964

Writings

revisionist historians

Box 42 Sorted correspondence, 1958-1975

Box 43 Correspondence, 1955-1957

Box 44 Correspondence, April 1952-Sep. 1953

Box 45 Correspondence, 2000

Box 46 Correspondence, Sep. 1953-April 1955

Box 47 Correspondence, 2000

Box 48 Correspondence, 1974-1977

Box 49 Correspondence, 1973-1974

Box 50 Correspondence, 1971-1973

Box 51 Correspondence, 1998-2000

Box 52 Correspondence, 1995-1999

Box 53 Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 54 Correspondence, 1985-1988

Box 55 Correspondence, 1983-1985

Box 56 Correspondence, 1982-1983

Box 57 Correspondence, 1999

Box 58 Correspondence, 1997-1999

Box 59 Correspondence, 1995-1997

Box 60 Correspondence, 1987-1988

Box 61 Correspondence, 1985-1987

Box 62 Correspondence, 1982-1985

Box 63 Correspondence, 1997-1999

Box 64 Correspondence, 1995-1997

Box 65 Correspondence, 1994-1995

Box 66 Correspondence, 1977-1981

Box 67 Correspondence, 1976-1977

Box 68 Correspondence, 1976-1978

Box 69 Correspondence, 1975-1976

Box 70 Correspondence, 1992-1994

Box 71 Correspondence, 1980

Box 72 Correspondence, 1954-1959

Box 73 Correspondence, 1959-1960

Box 74 Correspondence, 1942-1948

Box 75 Correspondence, 1961-1966

Box 76 Correspondence, 1974-1977

Box 77 Correspondence, 1963-1964

Box 78 Correspondence, 1977-1978

Box 79 Correspondence, 2000-2001

Box 80 Correspondence, 1978-1981

Box 81 Correspondence, 1999-2000

Box 82 Correspondence, 1968

Box 83 Correspondence, 1972

Box 84 Correspondence, 1949-1952

Box 85 Correspondence, 1969-1973

Box 86 Correspondence, 1964-1967

Box 87 Correspondence, 1973, 1980-1984

Box 88 Correspondence, 1967-1968

Box 89 Correspondence, 1983-1987

Box 90 Correspondence, 1987-1988

Box 91 Correspondence, 1996-1998

Box 92 Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 93 Correspondence, 1998

Box 94 Correspondence, 1989-1994

Box 95 Correspondence, 1998-2001

Box 96 Correspondence, 1993-1995

Box 97 Correspondence, 2001-2002

Box 98 Correspondence, 1995-1996

Box 99 Correspondence, 2002

Writings by others

Box 100 "American Diplomacy"

"Kyoto"

etc.

Box 101 Woodrow Wilson

Eisenhower Diaries

HST Autobiography

Box 102 Writings

American Diplomacy, 4th ed.

"N.A.N."

Box 103 Manuscripts, misc.

"Fighting Soldier"

Correspondence, misc. 1984-1985

Box 104 Interviews

Student related?

Keep?

Box 105 American Diplomacy, 3rd ed.

etc.

Box 106 Interviews (continued)

Class materials

Box 107 Rand McNally

Box 108 Class materials

Eisenhower Diaries, vol. 1 and 2

Box 109 Rand McNally

Scribner's

Little-Brown

Box 110 Eisenhower Diaries

"NAN" - Chapters 2-9

Box 111 Eisenhower Diaries

Box 112 Truman

Box 113 Writings

NAN

Choosing Truman

Box 114 Writings

Truman

Truman in the Whitehouse

Dear Bess

Box 115 Writings

Box 116 Files

Shorter writings, 1960s-1970s

Box 117 Truman

Box 118 Files

Shorter writings

etc.

Box 119 Writings: triplet

Box 120 Writings

M, F, + H-W

Harper M.S.

Box 121 Writings

Eisenhower Diaries

Box 122 Writings

The Dying President

The Presidency of C. Coolidge

Triplet

The Kansas City Investigation

Box 123 Writings

Ill-Advised

Autobio. of Grace Coolidge

In the Philippines and Okinawa

etc.

Box 124 Writings

Clifford

Lawrence Memoir

Coolidge, the man and the pres.

Vice presidents

etc.

Box 125 Writings

Box 126 Writings

Truman and Pendergast

Kansas City Investigation

Rainbow Hoosier

Box 127 Offprints, 1977-1993

Box 128 H.S. Truman, 1994

Box 129 Writings

New American Nation

Files

Box 130 Writings

The Strange Deaths of President Harding

Holding the Line

Box 131 Writings

Joseph D. Lawrence, Fighting Soldier

Bemis Festschriff

Truman and the Bomb

Box 132 Writings

N.A.N.

Dear Bess

The Mad American President

Box 133 Writings

They Dying President

Barber-Holding the Line

Box 134 Writings

Truman

Harding

Coolidge

N.A.N.

Box 135 Writings

Harding

D.A.H.

Ernest Ferrell

Waterville Bank

Box 136 Files with publishers

Etc.

Box 137 Writings

Wilson

Truman

Coolidge

Etc.

Box 138 Writings

Dana ms.

And shorter writings

Box 139 Writings

Ill Advised

Etc.

Files

Box 140 Subject files

Box 141 Files

Subject Files

Etc.

Box 142 Files

Box 143 Writings

Strange Deaths of Harding

Etc.

Box 144 Files

Box 145 Files

Brooklyn College

Indiana University

SHAFR

Box 146 Writings

American Diplomacy

Box 147 Writings

American Diplomacy

The Rev. in AFP

Atlas of American History

Box 148 Files

Box 149 Writings

Choosing Truman

The Dying President

Adding the Line

Box 150 Writings

America: A history of the people

Box 151 Writings

They Dying President: FDR

The Presidency of C. Coolidge

Box 152 Writings by Others

Bart Bernstein

Walker autobiography

Weeks ms.

Box 153 Writings

The Presidency of C. Coolidge

Box 154 Writings

Triplet memoir

Crowell

Carl Anthony

Box 155 Writings

FDR's quiet confidant

Walker autobiography

Politics of Integrity

Encyclopedia of the American Pres.

The presidency of C. Coolidge

Triplet

Box 156 Writings by Others

E. Ferrell-Stories....

Kneeshaw ms.

Bogle-Madison and Indy RR

Box 157 Writings

Article on Publishing

Torchbooks

AIADW

AAWP

Box 158 Writings

Truman- Family Farm

Dana

Etc.

Box 159 Writings

Barber mss.

Off the Record

Box 160 Clippings (Truman, 1983)

Box 161 Writings

Off the Record

Etc.

Box 162 Writings

Harry S. Truman- a life

Box 163 Writings

Banners in the Air

Gruenther ms.

Etc.

Box 164 Note card files

Box 165 Writings

Ill Advised

Eisenhower and the doctors

Truman and the Pendargast

The Dying President

The Strange Deaths

Box 166 Note card files

Box 167 Writings

Truman Centenary

Box 168 Note card files

Box 169 Writings

Eisenhower diaries

Leftovers

PPHST

Box 170 Writings

PPHST

SHAFR bibl.

Barber ms.

Baker articles

Box 171 Files

Conf. on Euro. Problems

SHAFR

Etc.

Box 172 Course files

Writings by Others

Box 173 Clippings

Offprints

Printed Material

Writings by others

Box 174 Writings

Coolidge

Truman

Box 175 Writings

Triplet

Am. Diplomacy, 20th e.

Short writings

Box 176 Bemis Fest.

Writings by others

Box 177 Writings by others

Box 178 (Oversize) Writings

Truman

Holding the Line